• Entries MUST be in PAL format only. NTSC is NOT accepted. Festival Management will not be responsible if film is not screened due to any problem with the DVD format submitted.
  • The film can be Documentary, Experimental, Narrative, Fiction, Non Fiction or Animation. The original film may be produced on 35 mm, 16 mm, HD, DIGI BETA, BETA SP, U-MATIC, DV, DVD, but the film must be available on DVD to be presented before the Technical committee, Selection committee and Jury panel for presentation or preview purpose.
  • The film should be of maximum 5 minutes and should include the Front and Back credits. Rebirth credit page should be shown in the film should be attached at the end of the form and should be there for 7 seconds. The credits can be over and above 5 min of the movies time
  • The short film can be in any language. All films must have English subtitles for festival presentation.
  • Two DVD’s of the film should be submitted along with the entry. Each Preview DVD should be labeled with the Film Title, Running-Time and Contact Details (E-mail and Phone Number with International code).
  • Multiple entries can be submitted, but with separate entry forms, preview DVD, synopsis / description, still photographs, press kit should be enclosed. Each film is considered as a new entry.
  • Rebirth Foundation has right to use the Entries / Sent / Selected / Nominated Films, DVD and Materials from the film for festival promotional purposes and to retain DVD copies of each film as part of our festival library.
  • Films once selected & submitted for final screening will not be allowed to be withdrawn under any circumstances until the festival is over.
  • The publicity material (Brochure, Stills Photographs, Poster, etc.) and a synopsis of the short film should be enclosed with the entry. Entry materials submitted shall not be returned to the participant.
  • Transportation and insurance costs of DVDs, related documents, photographs and publicity materials from the country of origin to the Festival Office shall be borne by the applicant.